GERMANY: 'Sunday of Youth

The Nazi-Catholic fight in Germany, brought to white heat by Chicago's George Cardinal Mundelein who declared that the immorality trials of Catholics in Germany "make Wartime propaganda stories look like bedtime tales" (TIME, May 31), has this crucial issue: Shall the Reich or shall the Catholic Church educate Germany's 2,000,000 or so Catholic children? Catholics hold that Hitler's campaign against monkish immorality is merely a lever to topple the entire German Catholic Church into a sewer of disrepute.

Catholic priests in Germany, to assert their right to train their own flocks, last...